blesti

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Church Slavonic блѧсти (blęsti), from Proto-Slavic *blęsti (talk nonsense, err), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *blend-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlendʰ-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /blesti/
  • Hyphenation: ble‧sti

VerbEdit

blesti (Cyrillic spelling блести) impf.

  1. (intransitive, archaic) to blather, to talk foolishly [From XVI century.]
  2. (intransitive, archaic) to blaspheme [From XVI century.]
  3. (intransitive, archaic) to bleat, to baa [From XVI century.]

SynonymsEdit

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